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Collaborative Initiatives on Digital Literacy in Africa

How collaborative initiatives between local communities, educational institutions, and technology developers enhance digital literacy and information fluency across Africa Introduction The digital revolution has impacted many countries throughout the world and transformed every aspect of life, including communication, trade, education, and governance. However, Africa continues to face major gaps in internet access, digital literacy, and …

Celebrating the World IP and Public Domain day

The World Intellectual Property (IP) day is globally celebrated on the 26th of April. This year, Free Knowledge Africa in conjunction with National Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS) will join the rest of the world to celebrate this day as well as the Public Domain day usually celebrated on the 1st of January to …

Launching the Afrosports 2024 Contest

The African Games and Sports Writing Contest (Afrosports) has the goal of bridging the African sport content gap on Wikipedia. This will be achieved by writing articles about the historical and contemporary African Sports Scene. This year’s Afrosports contest is no different. We strive to publish articles on Wikipedia that will expand the knowledge currently …

2023: Free Knowledge Africa Year in Review

The year 2023 has been productive for Free Knowledge Africa and the initiative for an open knowledge movement in Africa. In line with our mission of promoting free and open knowledge by Africans in travel, sports, tourism, geography, and cultural heritage towards sharing and contributing to global knowledge, we have embarked on a series of …

Discover the beauty of Nigeria Join the Explore Nigeria Campaign

Launching the ‘Explore Nigeria 2024’ Campaign

‘Unveiling Nigeria: Explore, Contribute, Celebrate!’ Fellow travel enthusiasts! We are thrilled to announce the commencement of our much-anticipated campaign, ‘Explore Nigeria 2024.’  Nigeria is a beautiful country with great people and offers countless destinations worth exploring for people who are travel enthusiasts. With over 200 million people, Nigeria is the most populous African country. Nigeria …

Digitization Process

A Digitization Guide for a Cultural Heritage Institution Collection

Are you looking to Digitize your Collection, your Organization’s Archival records, or any form of Digitization Project? Then look no further. Digitize your collections, archival data, or any form of data with Free Knowledge Africa, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting free and open knowledge in Africa.  Objective The process of Digitization involves capturing physical …

Navigating the New Nigerian Copyright Act of 2022

Implications for Freedom of Panorama and the Role of Librarians This article discusses the implications of the New Nigerian Copyright Act on freedom of panorama. It provides an overview of the key provisions of the act and its stance on freedom of panorama, as well as the role of librarians in preserving and disseminating cultural …

Open Sharing Unveiling: A Practical Session for Mastery of Wikimedia Commons and CC Licenses” (Webinar)

Do you want to unlock the full potential of Wikimedia Commons and harness the power of Creative Commons licenses? If so, you’re in for a treat! Last month, we had a thrilling webinar, “Open Sharing Unveiling: A Practical Session for Mastery of Wikimedia Commons and CC Licenses.”  In today’s digital age, the sharing and dissemination …

The FKA Podcast Series

One of our core objectives at Free Knowledge Africa is to promote free and open knowledge in Africa through advocacy. And that is why we decided to launch our podcast; FKA PODCAST. The podcast takes you on a captivating journey through the world of accessible education and knowledge empowerment on the African continent. Join us …

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